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Get Ready for Annual Pismo Beach Kite and SUP Expo April 11-14, 2013

Always a great time for all, don't miss the chance to try all the new 2013 gear! 
Photo Jason Lee.

Mark your calendars! This year's event will be April 11 - 14, 2013.

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PROFILED: Rachel Callahan

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Growing up near Yosemite National Park, Rachel began her adventures at a young age. She believes her time at the Waldorf School helped her develop an open mind, become an individual, and really focus on the artistic side of life.

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Tips from a 6th Grader: The Family that Kites Together Has More Fun Together!

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I am a sixth grade kiteboarder and I would like to share my kiteboarding experiences with you. My name is Emmet Sproul and I have been kiteboarding since I was nine years old. I am currently 12 and I kite on the snow and the water. I have learned a lot about kiteboarding in three years and would like to share my thoughts with the kids and families out there who are considering learning how to kite.

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F-One Announces the New Trust Kite

Photo Gilles Calvet

For 2013 F-ONE presents the Bandit’s little brother. The F-One TRUST is built and designed 100% for FREERIDE. The goal was to offer riders of all levels a kite with an intuitive feel, optimum relaunch, great stability and complete power control.

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VIDEO: Seven with Alex Pastor and Bruna Kajiya

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Seven minutes is what it takes for professional competition riders to battle it out one on one during each heat of the PKRA.

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Kiteboarding Through a Revolution

Photo Manuela Jungo

Six years ago I had my first experience with Egypt when I decided that I wasn’t ready for a normal working life. After three years of intensive studying at university I was in desperate need of a change. I decided that becoming a kiteboarding instructor and taking a position teaching kiting in Egypt for the summer would give me the chance to both improve my riding and get a well-earned break.

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Bryan Lake Crowned Lord of The Wind 2013

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Los Barriles, Baja Mexico, was once again the host for the annual Lord of the Wind Showdown and conditions did not disappoint. Now in it's 3rd year, this year's event was held from January 10-15, 2013 with wind averaging 22-28 knots daily.

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TKB Review: 2013 Slingshot Darko

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The 2013 Slingshot Darko is a relatively wide and stiff board. It features a squarish outline, full wood core, channeled bottom, and the Fastrack system.

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VIDEO: 2013 Red Bull King of the Air

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After an eight-year hiatus Red Bull King of the Air has returned with a new format, new location, and the mission to bring back the wow factor to kiteboarding.

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TKB Review: 2013 Slingshot Crisis

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The 2013 Slingshot Crisis features a moderate outline, full wood core, and stepped rails.

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Airush Launches New Online Store

Airush is proud to announce the launch of its online store for North American customers only.

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TKB Review: 2013 Wainman Hawaii Cruzer

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The Wainman Hawaii Cruzer is a fairly lightweight board that features a full wood core, ABS rails, and a tip to tip single concave on the bottom.

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Jesse Richman Crowned Red Bull King of the Air

It was eventually American Jesse Richman who managed to edge out Sam Light and Nick Jacobsen to emerge victorious in front of 5,000 spectators.

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Cabrinha Releases the Velocity Collection Race Kite and Board

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Cabrinha has announced the release of the Velocity collection consisting of the new Velocity VMG race kite and a new race board.

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Ruben Lenten Signs with Best Kiteboarding

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Best has been signing a lot of big names to their team lately and today announced the addition of wild man mega loop king Ruben Lenten.

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